There are 12 public holidays in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2024, all of which fall on weekdays.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Commonwealth Day is a public holiday in the Turks and Caicos Islands, observed on March 11, 2024. The holiday commemorates the birthday of Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1837 to 1901.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, March 29, 2024.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 1, 2024.
National Heroes' Day
National Heroes' Day is a public holiday celebrated in the Turks and Caicos Islands on May 27, 2024. The holiday commemorates the territory's first Chief Minister, James Alexander George Smith.
King's Birthday, observed on June 10, 2024, was celebrated as Queen's Birthday before 2023 to celebrate the monarch's birthday. The holiday is an important recognition of the new monarch, King Charles III, who became the King of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms following the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, on September 8, 2022.
Emancipation Day is a public holiday celebrated in the Turks and Caicos Islands on August 1, 2024. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 came into force and the abolishment of slavery in the Turks and Caicos Islands on August 1, 1834.
National Youth Day
National Youth Day is a public holiday celebrated in the Turks and Caicos Islands on September 27, 2024. The holiday celebrates the valuable contributions of the Turks and Caicos Islands' young people.
National Heritage Day
National Heritage Day is a public holiday celebrated in the Turks and Caicos Islands on October 14, 2024. The holiday was Columbus Day commemorating when Christopher Columbus first sighted the islands on his first voyage in 1492.
The holiday is a religious holiday showing thanks to God for all the things on the islands. Thanksgiving Day, observed on November 22, 2024, in the Turks and Caicos Islands celebrates the end of the hurricane season. It is also an opportunity to thank families and friends during a hard time.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2024.
The following is the list of public holidays in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2024.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Commonwealth Day||Mar 11, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Mar 29, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|National Heroes' Day||May 27, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|King's Birthday||Jun 10, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Emancipation Day||Aug 01, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|National Youth Day||Sep 27, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|National Heritage Day||Oct 14, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov 22, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Boxing Day||Dec 26, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2024.